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  1. Crazy Weavile

    Abortion

    BUT in manslaughter, the mind usually is controling the body, causing the action which causes the accidental death. Miscarriage is reflexive; it's not at all controlled.
  2. Crazy Weavile

    Abortion

    How should one define killing? The mother's body has a part in the miscarriage, but not the mother's mind. She doesn't even press the proverbial switch which would cause the death most of the time, so...
  3. Crazy Weavile

    Abortion

    No, because a miscarriage is totally different. It's an accidental death. It's not a punishment; it's a responsibility to ensure the fetus's survival into birth. You're responsible for its existence; you don't get to just absolve yourself of that responsibility.
  4. Crazy Weavile

    Abortion

    That's just a number I pulled out of my butt, making sure it was freakishly small. The point was that a worse childhood doe not automatically make someone become a psychopath. But, anyway... How do you define bad citizens?
  5. Crazy Weavile

    Abortion

    No, but they should have the common sense to realize that when they engage in sexual activity, there is a chance of pregnancy. Assuming the worst situations... if .005% of those in the orphanages grow up to be good, intelligent citizens, that's still significantly more than 0%.
  6. Crazy Weavile

    Abortion

    Because they brought said physical and emotional trauma upon themselves, and shouldn't be allowed to simply handwave it away.
  7. Crazy Weavile

    Abortion

    Which rarely involve death.
  8. Crazy Weavile

    Abortion

    You should really get an allergy test in the first place. :/ But I digress; that's irrelevant to this debate. Because being pregnant is CLEARLY comparable to death.
  9. Crazy Weavile

    Abortion

    The problem is that I seem to be the only one on my side that's even trying to debate.
  10. Crazy Weavile

    Abortion

    I've no clue. Here's a thought: What if all the money spent on ineffective propaganda was spend on research into simulating the environment of the womb? If a pregnancy is unwanted, remove the zygote and transplant it into the artificial womb, effectively satisfying both sides.
  11. Crazy Weavile

    Abortion

    That's kind of a shoddy argument- all it means is that people say something one way. I wouldn't use the wording of a common phrase to argue any point. To anyone saying rape is the mother's fault: No, it isn't. Al you're accomplishing by saying that is making the other pro-life people here look...
  12. Crazy Weavile

    Abortion

    That's a rather poor analogy; by that logic, a mother should be allowed to shoot her child in the face, as it's not old enough to decide it doesn't want to be shot in the face. Obviously, that's certainly untrue, so clearly there's a fault in the analogy.
  13. Crazy Weavile

    Abortion

    Why? Bacteria are alive, no?
  14. Crazy Weavile

    Abortion

    Again, technically yes, regardless of the ethics involved. The clump of cells handles the fetus's life processes, ergo it is a body. All living things have bodies; some are simply more advanced. EDIT: Oh, and read the thread; all you're doing is making your own side look bad. I'm pro-life, but...
  15. Crazy Weavile

    Abortion

    You fail biology forever. A bacterium is alive. The LIFE of a fetus en utero isn't an ethical question, it's a biological question. It is alive, regardless of the ethics of abortion.
  16. Crazy Weavile

    Abortion

    THAT statement is true. However, fetuses are juveniles, and thus can't reasonably be expected to reproduce.
  17. Crazy Weavile

    Abortion

    The womb is the suitable environment for the fetus. By such logic, you could say a fish isn't alive- you take it from the water and it dies. Besides, how can something that isn't alive die? Contradiction much?
  18. Crazy Weavile

    Abortion

    Why not? A fetus seems to fit well enough. Metabolism: What do you think the umbilical is for? Supplying nutrient-filled blood to the cells. Growth: ...Okay, this doesn't even need an explanation. Reaction to stimuli: Reflexes develop in the fetal state. Reproduction: No, because a fetus is...
  19. Crazy Weavile

    Abortion

    Isn't that kind of a selfish reason to kill a human, regardless of the developmental stage?
  20. Crazy Weavile

    Abortion

    Obviously voluntarily. Mandatory sterilization is bad news.
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